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How to get a detailed battery report on Windows 10?

The advancement in technology has changed the way humans live. Be it smartphones or laptops, today’s connected ecosystems have revolutionised how we consume media and interact with the world.

Although there are several facets to technology’s exponential growth, battery technology advancements have made handheld technology feasible and compact. That said, most of the devices we use today are powered by lithium-ion batteries, which have high energy densities. Still, as time passes, the charging capacity of these batteries goes down.

Due to these characteristics of lithium-ion batteries, the battery life of electronic devices goes down over time. If you want to increase your devices’ battery life, changing it is the only option. Before you do that, it is a good idea to get a detailed report of your battery’s condition.

Windows lets its users get detailed insights into the battery condition on their systems. This information can help users make an informed decision of changing their battery and gain insights into how their battery is holding up.

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Generating battery report using command prompt

The command prompt on a Windows machine can perform several tasks, and generating a detailed battery report is one of them. 

This report shows everything from recent usage statistics to battery drain patterns over the last three days. The report also shows the present charge holding capacity and how much it is degraded from its design capacity. It also estimates the battery life at full charge and how much battery life you can expect with the current battery health.

To get a detailed battery report follow the steps given below.

Step 1: Open the Command Prompt on your system in Administrator mode.

Step 2: Enter the command powercfg /batteryreport to generate a detailed battery report.

Step 3: Copy the address where the report has been generated. 

Step 4: Open the file explorer and paste the file location in the address bar to open the battery report in your web browser

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